Floating berthing jetty inaugurated at Kochi Naval base

'Marina', a floating berthing jetty for the Fast Interceptor Crafts (FICs), was inaugurated at the Naval Base here on Thursday.

Indian Navy admits shooting ''trespassing'' fisherman

The Indian Navy on Monday admitted to shooting a fisherman in a boat in the Arabian Sea, around 80 km off Mumbai. He he had strayed close to an offshore oil rig, an official said here on Monday.

Anti-submarine ship Kavaratti to be launched in Kolkata

The last of four anti-submarine warfare (ASW) ships being made by the Indian Navy will be launched in Kolkata on May 19, navy officials said on Sunday.

Navy denies allegation asking sailor to vacate flat

 The Indian Navy has denied having served any eviction notice to a sailor, who alleged that he was asked to vacate his flat after his wife lodged a police complaint against another sailor for molesting her.

Delegation of Royal Brunei Armed Forces on Mumbai visit

A 34-member delegation of Royal Brunei Armed Forces Command and Staff Course (AFCSC) is on a three-day visit to the city.

Anti-sub vessel INS Kavaratti set for launch next week

 Kavaratti, the last of the four anti-submarine warfare class stealth corvettes being built for India under Project 28, will be launched here next week.

Govt nod to Rs 11,930 cr Airbus-TATA consortium bid to replace Avro fleet

 The government tonight cleared the lone bid of Airbus-TATA consortium for replacing Indian Air Force's fleet of ageing Avro transport aircraft for Rs 11,930 crore besides approving Russia's offer to build Kamov Ka-226T helicopters under 'Make in India' initiative.

Men caught from Pak boat carrying heroin weren't smugglers: Mumbai Police

The eight men, who were apprehended by Indian Coast Guard and Navy from a Pakistani boat off Gujarat coast last month along with herion, were not smugglers themselves, Mumbai police said on Tuesday.

No piracy in eastern Arabian sea since 2012: Manohar Parrikar

 There have been no incidents of piracy in the eastern Arabian Sea since March 2012, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday told parliament.

INS Sardar Patel commissioned, Gujarat coastal security gets boost

INS Sardar Patel, the latest naval base of the Indian Navy, was commissioned in Porbandar, Gujarat on Saturday.

Navy to commission Porbandar base INS Sardar Patel on May 9

INS Sardar Patel, the latest naval base of Indian Navy, will be commissioned in Porbandar this week with the aim to beef up security along the vast coastline, which is a "key vulnerability" in the security calculus of the country.

Maniram Patel claims gold in 20 km walk
Maniram Patel claims gold in 20 km walk

 Gujarat's Maniram Patel claimed gold in the men's 20 km walk in the 19th Federation Cup senior athletics championship, clocking a time of 1:29:51 in the finals held here this morning.

Indo-French Naval exercises off Goa coast concludes

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar witnessed four-hour long naval manoeuvring between Indian Navy and its French counterpart off Goa coast on Saturday- the concluding day of 'Varuna' exercises.

First indigenous nuclear submarine's sea-trials going very well: Navy chief

The Indian Navy chief, Admiral RK Dhowan, said on Thursday that the sea trials of India`s first indigenous nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, INS Arihant, are going "very well".

Two-day exercise held for safeguarding coasts

A two-day exercise for defending the coasts of Kerala, Lakshadweep, Minicoy Islands and Mahe from infiltrators was held here in which all agencies such as the Indian Navy, the Coast Guard, Coastal Police participated.

India to protect its interest in Indian Ocean Rim: Singh

Amid increasing Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean Rim, the government on Thursday asserted that the strategic region was "critical" for India's economic growth and it will ensure that "our littorals" are not used in a manner which is detrimental to national interests.

Nuclear submarine trials going 'very well', says Navy Chief

Sea trials of the first indigenous nuclear-powered submarine, INS Arihant, are going "very well" and the progress in this regard has been satisfactory, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan said on Thursday.

Navy to commission new base near Porbandar, named after Patel

In view of increased threat along maritime border with Pakistan, Navy will commission a new base near Porbandar in Gujarat to strengthen surveillance and security apparatus in the region.

Naval ship leaves on 8 months long voyage to Europe

Indian Navy's sail training ship INS Tarangini on Monday embarked on an eight-month voyage through Europe to participate in the annual tall ship races and other events organised under the aegis of Sail Training International.

Drug seizure: Cops register case against eight Pak nationals

Nearly a week after a boat carrying 232 kilogram of narcotics were seized and eight Pakistani crew were apprehended by Coast Guard off Gujarat coast, Mumbai police on Sunday registered a case against the crew.